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  1. Monumental finishes: Milan–Sanremo

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    To launch our Monumental Competition, we take a look back at some classic Milan–Sanremo finishes. You can enter the competition to win Rapha prizes and a signed Sir Bradley Wiggins World Champion Wool Jersey here »

    For a so-called sprinters’ classic, Milan – Sanremo’s finishes are a spectacle of tension and turbulence, not just repeat screenings of a cycling stampede. Granted, the races first five or so hours rarely deserve rapt attention, but once the race reaches the Mediterranean and turns west, it becomes fraught, tactical, and volatile.

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  2. On the road again: Tillie and Wilcox

    Nouvelles: Matthew Beaudin | Photographie: Jordan Reid | Date:

    In 1891, a young woman named Tillie Anderson emigrated to the United States from Sweden. She was 14, and without a father, who had died when Anderson was eight. She worked as a seamstress in Chicago, and in two years she saved enough money to buy a “racing bicycle.”

    That young woman entered 130 races, of which she won 123.

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  3. How The Race Was Worn: Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 5

    Nouvelles: Ian Fleck | Photographie: Graham Watson | Date:

    Epic conditions on stage five of Tirreno-Adriatico, tested mind, mettle and performance fabrics on Sunday. The Terminillo climb (1600m) and the blizzard that engulfed it meant that riders had to cope with -1°C on a day that blew the General Classification wide open. Despite freezing conditions, some riders braved it with fingerless gloves – and we salute you. Ian Stannard could be seen sporting Rapha Pro Team Softshell Arm and Knee Warmers which are new for this season, and specifically designed to keep riders warm and dry when the weather turns foul. No better time to put our racewear for testing conditions to the absolute test.

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  4. Reason to Ride

    Nouvelles: Graham Hutson | Date:

    Graham Hutson is editor of The Times On Your Bike cycling page.

    You know you’re in trouble when you start asking yourself “what is the point?” This applies to life in general, but has a particular significance in cycling because when it boils down to it, you’ll actually find it a difficult question to answer.

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    Survey

    L'actu internationale du mouvement Street

  1. Through The Grapevine

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    Paul Stubert, product manager at wine dealer Sommelier-Privé, speaks to David Sharp for Survey in Berlin.

  2. Max Leonard

    Photographie: George Marshall | Date:

    Max Leonard is a cycling writer, blogger and longtime friend and collaborator with Rapha. He’s recently published Lanterne Rouge, a fascinating exploration of the stories behind the men who made…

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